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IDEX Manufacturing Equipment Technician (A Shift) in West Henrietta, New York

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JOB TITLE: Manufacturing Equipment Technician A Shift

REPORTING TO: Facilities/Environmental Health & Safety Manager

LOCATION: West Henrietta, NY


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Who is IDEX Health & Science (IH&S)?

As a business unit of IDEX Corporation, IH&S has a long history of driving growth in life sciences and healthcare by embracing innovation and redefining the supplier-customer relationship. The work we do every day allows us to discover key insights and break new ground to create some of the most meaningful technologies that have a lasting impact on companies, industries, and society. One of business segments is called Life Science Optics and we are looking to add more talent to the team.

Life Science Optics (LSO):

Our newly opened Optics Center of Excellence (COE) in West Henrietta, NY , is a manufacturing and R&D focused team that sits at the leading edge of high-end optics for life sciences. Focused on assisting partners at every stage of the development processes, we invest in people and infrastructure to drive bold ideas and pragmatic solutions. With its optics-rich foundation of talent, universities, and supporting businesses, Rochester is the ideal location to elevate your career with fascinating work and endless opportunities.

Our formula for success is simple. We work hard to maintain a culture where you can own your work; you are encouraged to try new ideas in a collaborative environment; and you can apply your skillset to enable our clients to gain a competitive advantage in their own market. At IDEX Health & Science, you have the opportunity to work with a great group of people, mentor others, and build a great future.


The manufacturing equipment technician will be a key technical resource for the operations team focused on ensuring the maintenance and quality of the mechanical equipment used in our and supporting or filters Coating & Finishing operations. The technician will work with the equipment vendors, manufacturing engineers, finishing value stream manager, Coating value stream manager and facility team to achieve the uptime goals of the department.



This technician will be a preventative maintenance program for all equipment and tooling used in our Finishing and Coating operations. Communicate and schedule vendor maintenance of our equipment and monitor critical spare inventory. Key success factors will be reducing our unplanned downtime.


This technician will be a daily resource to assist the production team with trouble shooting equipment issues surrounding filter shaping, cleaning, beveling, laser engraving, and assembly processes. Key success factors will be effective communication, minimizing unplanned equipment downtime and maintaining internal production yields as related to equipment performance.


  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a manufacturing capacity

  • Experience maintaining equipment and tooling

  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Ability to interface with all levels of the organization

  • Experience developing new processes


  • Mechanically inclined

  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment issues, accurately and quickly identifying the root cause

  • Capability to plan maintenance initiatives

  • Organized, motivated, and able to prioritize multiple tasks without direct supervision

  • Have a passion to succeed in all aspects of the position, be of the highest integrity; customer focused and is committed to the paradigm of continuous improvement

  • This position is a site-based role.

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

Business Unit: IH&S (Life Science Optics)

Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies